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Love is bliss in mans mind
On Christian Love — four couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: love, divine and human
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 20
First Lines:
Loue is blisse in mannis mynde
& loue is fre in mannis kynde…
Last Lines:
…Loue is sewed as it were kouth
& is nout in herte als is in mouth
Attributed Title: De Amore Proximi (f. 19v)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 209.